Elections

Election 2008
8:41 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Preliminary Congressional Results

Frankfort, KY – Second District Cong. Ron Lewis didn't seek re-election and in the "Battle of the State Senators" to replace him, the race is too close to call. In early returns, Republican Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green and Democrat David Boswell of Owensboro are neck and neck.

In the 1st District, Republican Cong. Ed Whitfield is headed for re-election over Democrat Heather Ryan.

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Election 2008
7:34 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Voter Fraud Hotline Rings Often This Election Day

Frankfort, KY – Because it's a presidential election and voters turned out in droves, the attorney general's office thought it might be a busy day on the voter fraud hotline. And it was, says Allison Martin of the AG's office. "We've had about 250 calls from across the commonwealth."

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Election 2008
11:26 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Tight KY Senate Race Surprises Some

Louisville, KY – What started as an uphill battle by a Louisville businessman to unseat one of the highest-ranking Senators in Washington has turned into the state's most-watched race. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to fend off a challenge from Democrat Bruce Lunsford. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard has more from partner-station WFPL in Louisville.

Full story and audio at WEKU news

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Election 2008
11:21 am
Mon November 3, 2008

McConnell vs. Lunsford One of the Most Watched Senate Races

Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky's U.S. Senate race is viewed by many political observers as one of the most consequential in the nation. Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell is fending off a strong challenge from Democrat Bruce Lunsford. McConnell isn't just battling to hold on to his seat. He's trying to remain the Senate's highest-ranking Republican.

Full story and audio at WKYU news

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Election 2008
1:31 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Barren County Party Chiefs See an Excited Electorate

Glasgow, KY – The heads of the Democratic and Republican parties in Barren County, Kentucky say that voters are excited about the presidential election, and other races taking place in the region.

We also hear from the two candidates running for the vacant 9th district State Senate seat, Steve Newberry and David Givens.

Full story and audio at WKYU news

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Election 2008
11:39 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Poll Watchers Promise Vigilance on Election Day

Louisville, KY – Voters and those involved in getting votes counted on Election Day are calling this election a big one. And with its record numbers of registered voters, there's more scrutiny of the voting process. Kentucky Public Radio's Elizabeth Kramer reports from partner station WFPL in Louisville.

Full story and audio at WEKU news

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Election 2008
5:38 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Ashley Judd To Stump For Bruce Lunsford

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Election 2008
5:10 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Some Lesser Known Names To Appear On KY Presidential Ballot

Frankfort, KY – If you thought there would be only a couple of names on Kentucky's presidential ballot on Election Day, you would be mistaken. As Tony McVeigh reports, there are five, plus some write-in's.

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Election 2008
5:08 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Stakes Sky High In Kentucky U-S Senate Race

Frankfort, KY – U-S Senator Mitch McConnell is vying for a fifth term in Tuesday's election, but Louisville businessman Bruce Lunsford wants to send McConnell home. Tony McVeigh assesses the campaign.

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Election 2008
5:05 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Kentucky Congressional Races Preview

Frankfort, KY – All six of Kentucky's congressional seats are before the voters, but as Tony McVeigh reports, incumbents are running in only five of those races.

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